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Sep 25, 2010 6:30pm EDT
necessarily get rid of all cannot change browser settings to get rid of. we would oppose using those for marketing purposes. there might be reasons to use those technologies to deliver something to you like a movie or tv show or game or something that is more interactive, but that is different from collecting information and using it for marketing for offices, and we would oppose the use of persistent technologies for marketing purposes. >> you said that the baucher and stearns draft bill would have a dramatic effect on your industry. can you give more detail about what you do not like and what you do like about your bill? i know that privacy advocates do not think it goes nearly far enough, and it is true -- too industry-friendly. >> we would not describe the bill as industry-friendly. the kinds of things we do not like about it -- we think is much too broad and a lot of the definitions are very broad. there are things that i think everyone would agree have been defined many times over by other laws as personally identifiable useful information, like social security numbers, but the
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2010 2:00pm EDT
body and the congress. it is very important to us, as a country, that we do not leave those markets to our competitors. >> it would be your opinion that the ratification of those agreements would create jobs? >> we have to make sure that we have agreements in place that provide a good deal for american businesses and american workers. where we have strong agreements that meet that test, it will be important for us to make them law. >> with the basel discussion on the capital standards, i want to ask about capital formation. the financial reform bill changed the net worth test for meeting the accredited investors standard. did you support those changes, believing that altering the standards will impact the ability to raise capital and take companies public? >> you are testing my memory of the origin of that provision. i would be happy to look at it in more detail and come back to you. my general view, and i think it is supported by how the broader investment community reacted, is that this will provide a better system for companies to go raise capital, and a better way for us to make
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2010 7:00pm EDT
plaintiff will argue that the disenfranchisement law is used as a tool for racial discrimination. >> this rests on a finding that entire criminal justice system in the state of washington is intentionally against minority? what's that is not right. the evidence shows that the racial disparity arrives from and results in discrimination on account of race. >> there is no finding or no contention that there was any contention, even at the level of the justice system? >> that is right. >>the evidence shows that there are racial disparities in washington's criminal justice system. >> [unintelligible] >> that is right. they said the disparity is not sufficient. >> we would have to overrule that. >> you would not. the evidence in this case is different from that provided by salt river. the court was constrained by stipulations to the nonexistence of every factor that would lead the court to find racial discrimination here. the district court distinguished our evidence from salt river by finding that the disparities in this case derived from an result in discrimination. -- and result in
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2010 10:00am EDT
service. this is what you do. you get a cross-section. you use certain techniques. thes is no different than surveys in terms of methodologies that the surveys you read all of the time. if it is our true that our survey does not represent the pulte -- the population, then a new survey does either. regarding the question about civil unions, i think that is a very interesting question. many people say i am opposed to marriage. that conveys and means something different. there is a difference between marriage and a civil union. one difference is a very simple one. if you are married, you are in a different tax rate because you are a married couple. if you are in a civil union you are not. ironically, in many cases not being married is a financially beneficial. ironically, by not allowing same-sex couples to get married we are not getting the same taxes from them that we would get. about the 2% vs. the 98%, it has never been a question of what is the largest percentage of people and just benefiting them. the united states has always been concerned about both those with power and those witho
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Sep 25, 2010 6:15pm EDT
region aspire. we ask god to bless us with a future in which we will all enjoyed peace, security, and stability. made peace and god's mercy and blessings be upon you. [applause] >> on behalf of the general assembly, i would like to thank the chairman of the executive committee of the palestine liberation organization and president of the palestinian authority for the statement just made, and i request protocol for his excellency. >> sunday on "washington journal," scott rasmussen on his new book about how the tea party movement is fundamentally remaking our two-party system. then come immigration issues surrounding arizonas immigration initiatives and the dream act, a pathway children -- a pathway to citizenship for some children of illegal aliens. after that, protecting student athletes from concussions. plus, your e-mails and phone calls. "washington journal" -- live sunday at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. sunday on "newsmakers," wyoming senator john barrasso on what the republican gop should be if the gop wins more seats. he also talked about the role of conservatives and moderates
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2010 2:00am EDT
macro economist with look more carefully at other countries. join us essential experience, international economist could examine the origins of the banking and currency crises in some detail. they have devoted considerable research tohe international contagion of financial crises, a related topic of obvious relevance to our recent experience. finally, macroeconomic modeling must accommodate the possibility of unconventional monetary policies and number of which have been used during the crisis. earlier work on this topic relies on the example of japan, now, unfortunately, we have more data points. the experience of the united states and the united kingdom with large-scale asset purchases could be explored this is that we can understand the affect of these transactions and how they could be incorporated into modern models. i began my remarks by drawing a distinction between the scientific, engineering, and managementspects of economics. for the most part, the financial crisis reflected problems in economic engineering and economic management. this private-sector arrangement
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Sep 24, 2010 11:00pm EDT
and lose our food. government statistics tell us that 80% of farm workers are foreign-born, and half of those are unauthorized. only 2%, are coming in through the existing program. many believe that native-born workers will harvest american specialty crops, however, the take our jobs campaign is just the latest in a series of unsuccessful efforts in good and bad times, in michigan, washington, california and elsewhere to recruit americans into farm jobs. those of us struggling to harvest our crops are not surprised that take our jobs is only producing a handful of workers. it is not about hourly wages. farm workers can earn more picking apples and flipping burgers or stocking shelves in a big box store. the average worker on my farm earns $93 for a nine hour day. like so many agricultural jobs, and picking apples is highly seasonal. it is out in the the weather and demanding. i have a kicking bucket of apples here. i invite every member to come down and put it on, then understand what it is like to put that on 150 times per day going up and down a ladder. most people in this room und
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Sep 25, 2010 6:00am EDT
provide a few examples of how economic principles and basic research, rather than having misled us, have significantly enhance o understanding of the crisis and are informing the regulatory response. the crisis did reveal some gaps in economists acknowledge that should be remedied. the financial crisis represented an enormously complex set of interactions, indeed, a discussion and ball abilities in the financial system and financial regulations that allow the crisis to have such devastating effects will more than fill my time this afternoon. the complexity of our financial syst and the resulting difficulties of predicting relevanc in one financial markets and how it affects one system as a whole part -- presents challenges. in retrospect, economic principles and research are quite useful for understanding key aspects of the crisis and for designing appropriate policy responses. for example, the dependence on some financial firms on a stable short-term findings led to applications for the functioning of the system as a whole. the fact that dependents -- dependency on short-term fund
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2010 7:00am EDT
host: if you want to reach us by e-mail -- yesterday testifying on the issue of migrant worker earns that stephen colbert appeared in character and from congress. here is some video from this. he introduces himself and sets the tone of his appearance from mr. de. >> my name is stephen colbert and i am an american citizen. it is an honor and privilege to be here today. congresswoman lofgren asked me to share my experience spending one day as a migrant worker. i am happy to use my celebrity to draw attention to this complicated issue. i hope that my star power can bump this hearing up to cspan-1. host: appreciate the reference. if you want to weigh in on this topic the numbers are on your screen the political was one of many papers to run on this topic. -- the political was one of the many papers to run on this topic. guest: that is some of the context from yesterday. host: stephen colbert and jon stewart are planning rallies in october. the role of celebrities is next whether it comes to influencing legislators or influencing the public at large. are democrats line is first in h
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